Businessmen and entrepreneurs in the UAE have said that they would "definitely apply" for the long-term visa, the regulatory framework of which was adopted by the Cabinet on Monday. The country's residency departments will now start receiving applications for the long-term visa permits, the UAE Vice-President announced.
UAE Based Indian billionaire BR Shetty is expanding his healthcare franchise in India by setting up multi-speciality hospitals in Udupi, Karanataka and Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala with an investment outlay of Rs 600 Crore.
NMC Group Founder Dr BR Shetty showed interest to expand its humanitarian activities and healthcare services in Bangladesh based on company’s policy- ‘free treatment, quality, affordability and ethical practice’.
UAE-based payments and foreign exchange firm Finablr, the parent company of UAE Exchange, will launch an initial public offering (IPO) next month, its founder and chairman said. "The Finablr IPO will happen in March and it will be listed on the London bourse. However, we don't know the size of the IPO. We expect a very good response because we have a very good track record," B.R. Shetty said on the sidelines of a conference in Dubai.
An additional 13 acres of land has been donated towards setting up parking facilities for the upcoming BAPS Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi, announced Pujya Brahmaviharidas, principal in-charge of the construction of the Hindu mandir. The Government of Abu Dhabi has also identified an additional 10 acres for a period of four years to stage pre-construction activities such as storage of building materials. The temple will be constructed on 13.5 acres of land, donated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
With just eight dollars (Dh29) in his pocket, a dream to succeed and his mother’s blessings, Dr. B.R. Shetty first set foot in Abu Dhabi on May 3 ,1973. Many people know him, but for those who don't, Dr. Shetty is the founder and chairman of New Medical Centre (NMC), as well as the ubiquitous UAE Exchange, Finablr, Neopharma and BRS Ventures. He is a multi-billionaire non-resident Indian (NRI) who has dedicated a large part of his life building an empire of healthcare facilities and other companies in the country.
Dr. B. R. Shetty recounting his unforgettable meeting with the founding father of the UAE.